Earl Kenneth Waldrup
June 26, 1934 – April 25, 2018
Earl Kenneth Waldrup, age 83, of Bath, Michigan, formerly of Hillman, Michigan passed away on Wednesday April 25, 2018. Earl was born on June 26, 1934 in Sylvarena, Mississippi to Emmett and Vivian Waldrup.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Max Waldrup, Darrell Waldrup, Rudy Waldrup and Diane Waldrup. Surviving are his wife of 63 years Carole, and their children Kevin (Laura) Waldrup, Karen (Dick) Ryan, grandchildren Melanie (Jim) Imlay, Jamie Waldrup, Katie (Blake) Green, Kenneth (Anna) Waldrup, great-grandchildren Chloe Waldrup, Lilly Waldrup and Caleb Waldrup. Also surviving are his siblings June (Tom) Crismon, Billy Waldrup, Bob Waldrup. and Jeff (Gail) Waldrup.
Ken will be remembered as a hunter, fisherman and avid outdoorsmen. He traveled extensively, and honorably served in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft Service Master, retiring in 1974 after more than 20 years of service. He was a Vietnam Veteran and proud Member of the American Legion. Ken also had second career as an implement mechanic at Summerix Implements in Lachine, Michigan.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation has taken place and a gathering to celebrate his life will be announced at a later date. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.grdewitt.com for the Waldrup family.
- Celebration of Life at a later date.